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Alumni of Colour Association

Multi-coloured 	Painting and textile installation

Helping people of colour thrive in the creative industries.

The UAL Alumni of Colour Association is a supportive community that works to increase the visibility of people of colour in the creative industries - and celebrates their work and achievements.

Get involved

To join the association and keep up to date with newsevents and opportunities contact: aoca@arts.ac.uk

We'd also love to hear from you if:

  • you have any event ideas
  • want to be a guest speaker
  • have a venue space to offer
  • you want to help us grow our network.

Our committee

All committee members are alumni volunteers, led by a president. We unite and support our community by planning events, keeping regularly in touch and sharing creative projects. Learn more about our members.

 Linett Kamala in front of a black and white painting named 'Courage'
Linett Kamala, President of the UAL Alumni of Colour Association

Linett Kamala

President

Landscape photo of Richie Manu
Richie Manu, Vice President of the UAL Alumni of Colour Association

Richie Manu

Vice President

Halime in the studio

Halime Özdemir

Head of Communications

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